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USGS 0148471320 BIRCH BRANCH AT SHOWELL, MD

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LOCATION.--Lat 38°24'33.6", long 75°12'44.6", Worcester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040303,
   on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 113, 0.75 mi north of Showell,
   and 1.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--6.38 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1999 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR-US-2009: 2002-2008.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is -0.84 ft above North 
   American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,370 ft3/s, August 26, 2012,
   gage height, 10.66 ft; minimum discharge,  0.14 ft3/s, Aug. 22-24, 2002.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland State
   Highway Administration, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1999-12-17  2020-01-24
2007-10-01  2020-01-24







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.54 01-24-2020   11:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 24 based on 20 water years of record more
Min
(2002)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jan 24
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2019)
1.43 2.54 4.1 6.9 27 32 166


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.71 01-24-2020   11:45 EST
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